Mr. Roger Eric Armer, age 44 of Taylorsville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018.
He was born in Mattoon, Ill., on April 13, 1974, a son of Archie D. Armer and Donna Baker Armer.
Mr. Armer had lived most of his life in Taylorsville and was a graduate of Rockmart High School. He was a proud veteran of the United States Marines serving in the Gulf War.
He was a master woodworker; was involved in a jeep club; loved the outdoors; restoring old cars and was active with Purple Heart activities; and was of the Baptist faith. He had over 20 years of service with Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation of Cartersville.
Mr. Armer was preceded in death by his grandparents: Carl and Mildred Baker and Flossie Armer; and sister in law, Mika Armer.
Survivors include his wife, Penny Harrell Armer of Taylorsville to whom he was married on March 21, 1998; son, Gavin Armer, Taylorsville; mother and father, Donna Armer and Archie D. Armer, Taylorsville; two brothers: Carl Armer, Taylorsville and Christopher Armer and his wife, Tracy, Va.; sister, Tia Wilkes and her husband, Shane, Taylorsville; nine nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 at 1 p.m. in the chapel of the Alvis Miller and Son Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Lyle and Rev. Earl Wigley officiating.
Dr. Brad Ward delivered a eulogy.
Interment followed in the Taylorsville Cemetery with the American Legion Cartersville Post #42 Honor Guard providing military graveside rites.
Pallbearers included: Jeremy Wilburn, Darrell Grizzle, Zachary Armer, Shaner Gasho, Dennis Queen, Johnny McGinnis, Donnie Lasley and Justin Lasley.
The Alvis Miller and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for Mr. Roger Eric Armer.
Mr. Lester Clark Litesey Jr., Past President and Co-Owner of the Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home, age 80, of Cedartown, passed away peacefully on Monday morning, Sept. 17, 2018 at his residence.
He was born on Aug. 12, 1938 in Cedartown, the son of Lester C. Litesey Sr. and Sara Davis Litesey, who were the original founders of Litesey Funeral Home in 1940.
Mr. Litesey was a graduate of Cedartown High School and also a graduate of Clemson University receiving a BSIM degree.
He also was a graduate of John H. Gupton College of Mortuary Science, reveiving his Associate of Science degree in Funeral Service.
Mr. Litesey was a past President of the Georgia Funeral Directors Association where he also served on the Asset-Liability/ Investment Committee, the Audit/ Compliance Committee and was Chairman of the Technology Committee.
He had been active in his community over the years where he had served on the Board of Directors of the First National Bank of Polk County for many years.
Mr. Litesey was on the Cedartown Housing Board of Directors and a past member of the Cedartown Exchange Club. He was a member of the Caledonia Lodge #121 F&AM. He was also a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Cedartown where he also served as an Elder.
He is survived by his loving wife, Mrs. Martha Elliott Litesey; son and daughter in law, Trey Litesey and Christy; daughter, Carolyn Rose Litesey; grandson, Taylor Clark Litesey and Jacey Litesey, Cayden Sara Litesey and Kyle Allen and great grandsons, Jacoby, Karter and Jaxton.
Funeral services for Mr. Lester C. Litesey Jr. were conducted on Wednesday morning, Sept. 19, 2018 at 11 a.m. from the Chapel of the Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home with Rev. Wayne Benefield officiating.
Interment followed in the family lot of the Greenwood Cemetery.
The family received friends on Wednesday morning, Sept. 19 prior to the funeral hour at the Litesey Funeral Home.
The following served as Pallbearers: Taylor Litesey, Kyle Allen, Scott Atkins, Brian Gilmore and the staff of the Litesey Funeral Home.
The family respectfully request that flowers please be omitted and Memorial Contributions be made to a church or charity of your choice.
For personal condolences and to sign the online guestbook, please visit our website at liteseyfh.com.
The Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Lester Clark Litesey Jr.